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A Conversation With Brad Hunstable
The Huffington Post
June 24, 2016

Brad Hunstable founded Ustream more than seven years ago with a vision to bring video broadcast technology to the entire world. Ustream is the leading video platform serving the needs of enterprises and media companies around the world. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an MBA from Ohio State. Read the story

High school students explore accounting, business at ACAP-Ohio
June 22, 2016

Forty-two minority high school students from across Ohio recently spent a week on campus as part of the Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP-Ohio) at Fisher College of Business. The residency program provides minority students an opportunity to explore careers in accounting and business. Read the story

IBE students travel to CERN for hands-on innovation experience
June 21, 2016

When Andrew Topinka and his teammates in the Integrated Business and Engineering honors program decided to tackle the issue of reducing food waste in developed countries, the group brainstormed a number of ideas before settling on a final one—a sensor that notifies a person that meat will soon spoil. Read the story

Cavs' win sparks run on championship merchandise
The Columbus Dispatch
June 21, 2016

Cavs fans were all in — and then the championship T-shirts were all out.

Those who patiently waited for Cleveland to win an NBA title will have to be patient a little while longer to buy commemorative merchandise. Stores that had the goods quickly sold out, and others expect their first shipments in a day or two. Read the story

Specialized Master in Finance program ranked among the best
June 20, 2016

Demonstrating Fisher’s dedication to producing the next generation of finance leaders, the college’s Specialized Master in Finance (SMF) program was recently ranked among the best in the United States by the Financial Times.

Fisher’s SMF program was seventh overall among U.S. schools and first among the country’s public universities. Read the story

Do long-term shareholders benefit from corporate acquisitions?
Houston Chronicle
June 17, 2016

Corporate acquisitions are often announced in press releases touting the benefits to shareholders and customers as the driving force behind them. The reality is that approximately 90 percent of acquisitions with prices exceeding $100 million are contested by shareholders. Read the story

How China won the keys to Disney’s Magic Kingdom
The New York Times
June 15, 2016

Disney had pushed China too hard, putting the company’s plans for a new theme park here in limbo. Now, Robert A. Iger wanted to kick the yearslong negotiations into high gear. Read the story

Five advanced analytics steps every business leader should know
Columbus CEO
June 14, 2016

Companies today are using data for just about everything—determining how much of a product to keep in stock, what kind of staffing they need, how many brick and mortar stores to open and managing detailed logistical and inventory challenges. Read the story

The science of getting through a checkout line faster
Scientific American
June 13, 2016

Choosing a line at the grocery store can be surprisingly daunting. You can pick the shortest queue and avoid customers with large orders or coupons, yet still feel like your cashier is the slowest. But new research suggests that you may still be on the fast track, provided that line is dedicated to just one cashier. Read the story

Poets & Quants highlights best and brightest MBAs from Fisher
June 7, 2016

Two recent graduates of Fisher's MBA program were highlighted for their achievements in and out of the classroom in Poets & Quants' list of the 50 best and brightest MBA graduates of 2016.

John Petersen and Sarah Sublett were recognized for their demonstrated leadership, academic excellence and personal qualities and contributions that resulted in real impact. Read the story

Business Plan Competitions showcase the very best in student ideas
June 3, 2016

Students from across Ohio State recently showcased their ideas for the very latest in technology and entrepreneurship at a pair of pitch competitions.

The 2016 Ohio State Business Plan Competition, which was hosted by the Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (TEC) Institute at Fisher College of Business, brought together teams from throughout the university — many of which participated in the Langdale Academy in Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization. Read the story

Award honors Drobny’s commitment to outreach, partnerships
June 3, 2016

Dr. Neil Drobny, senior lecturer and faculty coordinator of Fisher’s Energy and Sustainability Cluster, was recently recognized by Ohio State for his efforts in creating a critical educational partnership with a Columbus-area company. Read the story

News and media inquiries can be directed via email to Joe Arnold or at (614) 292-3380.